Huawei’s first folding smartphone, the Mate X, will be launching before the end of November this year. But, before you get too excited, that launch is limited to China at the present. Huawei announced the details at a launch event, giving out the timeline and pricing for the device.
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It’s not the first but hopefully it’s the last. Huawei’s Mate X folding smartphone has suffered yet another delay, according to a report from TechRadar. Though it was slated for a September release this year, the Mate X has been pushed back even further
Our favourite phone destroyer, JerryRigEverything, got his hands on the first foldable phone you can actually buy — the Royole Flexpie.
The Huawei Mate X was set to launch this June, but has been delayed because the company wants to avoid the same mistakes its competitor made.
In its race to be the first to market with a foldable smartphone Samsung forgot the far more attractive proposition of being the best.
Huawei showed off its forthcoming Mate X folding phone-let (or tab-phone) at a media event in Johannesburg today. While we were able to hold the device, we weren’t allowed to fold it, so we had to rope in the help of a Huawei representative for the video below. Nonetheless, we got to check out the camera setup and try various apps, and our early impressions suggest it’s going to be a highly desirable — and crazy expensive — when it arrives in June or July of this year.
Foldable smartphones are here and they’re the most exciting thing to happen in the mobile sector in years… but you still shouldn’t buy one.